“There are many things in life that will catch your eye, but only a few will catch your heart…pursue those.” Michael Nolan
What is it that makes this image special? To me, it’s the perspective from which this very, very simple and ordinary image was shot……as well as the addition of the quote. The quote, I think, is what causes one to pause and ponder a little longer rather than saying “nice shot” and quickly moving on.
Clover. Very, very common place. However, how often do we look at the clover from below? Do we often think about the heart shaped leaves? Do we allow little everyday things to help us dream, imagine, escape?
Iris Garrott, http://flickr.com/photos/circulating/, a new local acquaintance of mine, has a way of adding quotes, poems, short stories to her wonderful images; bringing insight and new meaning to already wonderful work.
We learn so much from others. However, I never try to COPY the work of others but rather use work of others I admire as inspiration and a springboard to taking my work to another level.